Rick’s Picks: The Hardest Rock Climb in the World

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra spent two years working together to climb La Dura Dura (5.15c / 9b+), the world’s hardest climb. This film tells the story of their unique collaboration and…

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What We Practice

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled What We Practice.
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Tara Brach Interview on Self-Caring

Check out a clip from my Foundations of Well-Being interview with Tara Brach where we discuss the foundations of Self-Caring.

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Rick’s Picks: ZOX ‘Canon’ Music Video

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Zox a great indie band trying to make it big, and here is their first music video off of their 1st album ‘Take Me Home.’ This song is originally The Wedding song…

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Rewiring Your Brain: An Article from Jennifer Forsberg Meyer

The Rural Life / By Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Rewiring Your Brain Sometimes things intersect in a way that makes you sit up and take notice. This happened to me recently. It started with some spectacular nature programs—the BBC series available on Netflix. My husband and I love them,…

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QUIZ: Do You Realize Your Dreams?

What we do with our childhood hopes and dreams affects us as we change and grow our entire lives. By listening to your longings you can reclaim the dreams you had for yourself as a child and find work that is at the intersection of what you love, what you’re talented at, and what you

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Rick’s Picks: Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal…

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Practice for Others, Too

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled Practice for Others, Too.
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Choose To Love

What does your heart say? The Practice: Choose to love. Why? Many years ago, I was in a significant relationship in which the other person started doing things that surprised and hurt me. I’ll preserve the privacy here so I won’t be concrete, but it was pretty intense. After going through the first wave of

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Rest in Center

Are you all over the place? The Practice: Rest in center. Why? Gravity and entropy are powerful processes in the natural world. Gravity draws things together, toward a center, while entropy scatters them into disorder. In much the same way, in our own lives, some things bring us to center, while others disturb and disperse

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